The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network


Cities are at the forefront of the global carbon revolution, breaking established structures and creating new models for integrated systems. Together with the EU research project Post-Carbon Cities of Tomorrow (POCACITO), ELEEP co-hosted an official side-event at COP21 in Paris to discuss the role cities play as catalysts in the global transformation to a post-carbon society.

ELEEP Policy Recommendations for Renewable Energy and Climate Change

Eleven ELEEP Members attended a study tour on renewable energy and climate change policies, traveling to Poland and Germany from 10 to 15 November 2013. Meetings were held in Warsaw, Berlin, and Hamburg, with Members meeting with researchers, climate policy negotiators, renewable energy project developers and more.

ELEEP Policy Recommendations for the Water-Energy-Climate Nexus

From 7 until 12 July 2013, ten members of the ELEEP Network took part in a study tour on the Energy-Water-Climate Change Nexus in the American Southwest. During the tour, ELEEP Members traveled to New Mexico (Santa Fe and Albuquerque), Arizona (Phoenix and Flagstaff), and Nevada (Hoover Dam and Las Vegas).

ELEEP Policy Recommendations for Energy and Climate Change

Over 25 members of the ELEEP Network met in Brussels and the Netherlands from 14 until 18 May 2014 for the 3rd ELEEP Assembly.

Transatlantic Climate and Energy Dialogue, Moving Forward - the ELEEP Network in Brussels, Rotterdam and the Hague

Over 25 members of the ELEEP Network met in Brussels and The Netherlands from 14 until 18 May 2014. The Members engaged in a variety of activities, with a specific focus on discussing the organizational and substantive evolution of the ELEEP Network.

Between H2O and CO2-

The business of electric power in the age of resiliency and climate risk

Brian Marrs

Facing transatlantic challenges with Southwest solutions

Lessons from state-level policy-making in the US Southwest for the transatlantic community

by Agata Hinc, Managing Director, demosEUROPA – Centre for European Strategy

Smart Ideas in Energy and Water from the Southwest US

Smart Ideas in Energy and Water from the Southwest US: Technologies that improve energy and water management and their economic benefits

By: Erum Azeez Khan

Two Cities Review

In the "New Rule of Real Estate", Marilyn Waite presents a narrative that takes place during an ELEEP study tour of North American urban transformation. Through interactions with the many elements that make up a location, such as infrastructure, climate, people, organizations, and food, the narrator comes to at least one conclusion: Detroit’s got potential.

Climate Change Negotiations and the German Energiewende – Warsaw-Berlin-Hamburg

The ELEEP Network's third study tour of 2013 continued its series of events promoting a transatlantic dialogue on climate and energy funded by the European Union (EU) and the Robert Bosch Stiftung. (ELEEP stands for the Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network).
Warsaw - Berlin - Hamburg